Micro-credentials are new learning opportunities being developed here at University of Galway. They are short, accredited modules for professional development and are innovative in their approach to lifelong learning.

New fees subsidy for Micro-credentials 2024/25

University of Galway MicroCreds Project is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a substantial Micro-credential Learner Subsidy fund to support adult learners returning or beginning in Higher Education. Under the HCI Pillar 3, the subsidy offers a rate of 80% for courses addressing skills in key priority areas, including renewable energy, sustainability, construction and planning, artificial intelligence, cyber security, ICT, and electronic engineering. Other courses will provide a 50% learner subsidy rate. Find out more here.

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Enterprise Engagement

University of Galway has a rich history of engagement with enterprise and industry and the MicroCreds project aims to build on this. By working with partners in these sectors, the University can ensure it is contributing to the future needs and skills of the workforce.

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